Friends of Northampton uni graduate in for stage surprise

Peppa Pig's Surprise
Peppa Pig's Surprise

A University of Northampton acting grduate is voice and operating the puppet of a beloved children’s character when it comes to town.

Emma Hilts is Peppa Pig in the show coming to Northampton’s Royal & Derngate on Wednesday June 29 and Thursday June 30.

Peppa Pig’s Surprise sees a lovely day and Peppa is playing outside with her friends. Mummy Pig and Daddy Pig have got a surprise for her and her younger brother George but no matter how hard they try, they cannot guess what it is.

In Peppa Pig’s Surprise audiences will enjoy interactive fun, games and, of course, surprises. This charming, colourful new show features new songs and new life-size puppets.

Peppa Pig’s Surprise promises to be the perfect theatre show for all pre-schoolers and is suitable for ages three and upwards.

It takes to the Derngate stage on Wednesday June 29 at 1pm and 4pm and Thursday June 30 at 10am, 1pm and 4pm.

Tickets for the show are priced between £15 and £17 and can be booked by calling the box office on 01604 624811 or by visiting